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Employee Engagement – How is it measured?

12 Jun 2015

A hot buzzword around the corporate water cooler is “Employee Engagement.” So exactly what does employee engagement mean? Employee engagement is that elusive term regarding how “hard” or “motivated” or “committed” someone is to the company, their individual job, a particular project or an activity the employee is required to make. How involved are they? How motivated are they? Are their bodies present but not their minds?

employee engagementOne person may want more empowerment, while another simply wants a bigger paycheck or more opportunities for growth, a third person may simply need to be listened to, a fourth may want recognition. These differing goals may require different actions to keep a person “engaged.”

Gallup measures employee engagement by tracking interviews conducted with 7,112 adults working for an employer. Gallup categorizes workers as engaged based on their responses to key workplace elements that it has found predict important organizational performance outcomes. Gallup’s extensive research shows that engagement is strongly connected to business outcomes essential to an organization’s financial success, including productivity, profitability and customer satisfaction. Engaged employees are also the ones who are the most likely to drive innovation, growth and revenue that their companies need.

Now you can measure intrinsic behavioral factors that drive individual engagement– employee motivators and attitudes!

  • Identify gaps between employee expectations and motivators
  • Facilitate the essential dialogue between employee and manager
  • Foster a shared responsibility for engagement
  • Create a culture of engagement

Take the next step in engagement initiatives and align employee intrinsic factors with organizational extrinsic factors to maximize engagement. Find out what your employees’ goals and motivators are and line them up with your company’s goals. Get everybody engaged. Harrison Assessments Talent Solutions can help you increase productivity and engagement.



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